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Essential Spotlight

3 Camera Kit

Item No. VMC2330-100NAS

$349.99 $199.99 (Save 43%)

Ideal for smaller spaces without sacrificing on video quality, reliability and outdoor durability, Arlo Essential offers must-have protection for every home and family at a budget-friendly price.

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  • 1080p video recording
  • Integrated Spotlight
  • Connects directly to Wi-Fi
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Color Night Vision
  • Arlo Secure trial included
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3 Cameras
1 XL Camera
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Watch over your home with powerful, affordable security.

Stay connected to your home from anywhere with live video and audio.
Record videos in full high definition.
Designed to work indoors and out.
Works with Apple HomeKit1, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant.
Cnet Editor’s Choice Award, Oct 2019
Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera, 3 Cam Kit - White

Always be aware and react faster with tools to take immediate action.

Smart phone displaying Arlo Secure App motion alert detecting motion
Smart phone displaying Arlo Secure App with highlight activity zones
Smart phone displaying Arlo Secure App with quick emergency response connecting to 911
Smart phone displaying Arlo Secure App with video history library

Always be aware and react faster with tools to take immediate action.

Never miss a thing with a high-definition picture.

Capture clear details with 1080p video recording, and see more of your property thanks to the wide 130° viewing angle.

See who’s there in color, even at night.

Capture the full picture in low light with color night vision, and use the integrated spotlight to identify unique details.
Smart phone displaying 1080p video recording with wide 130 degree viewing angle of property during the day Smart phone displaying camera quality of low light with night color vision and integrated spotlight
girl leaving home protected by Arlo Essential camera

See the essential details, longer.

For extended battery life, choose the larger Essential XL and get one year of battery life on a single charge. Perfect for high traffic locations or areas too difficult to reach, so you can charge less frequently.

Essential Xl Camera mounted on side of home

Arlo Essential Wireless Security Camera Details

Video Quality


Max Field of View


Night Vision

Illuminates up to 25 feet Dual 850nm LEDs

Integrated Spotlight




2 Way Audio


Noise Cancelling Audio

Noise & Echo Cancelling

Wire-free/Camera type



Built-in to Camera



Weather Resistant


Local Storage

When paired with SmartHub/Base Station

SmartHub/Base Station

Optional, connects directly to Wi-Fi

Operating Temperature

4° F to 113° F (-20° to 45° Celsius)


3.5 x 2.0 x 3.0 in (89 x 52 x 78.4 mm)


.72lb (331g)

Wall Mounts (3)

Micro-USB Cable (1)

Free shipping on orders over $35 and free returns in the US (excluding Alaska or Hawaii).

Customers have 30 days from date of shipment to receive a refund at full purchase price. Read more on our Terms of Sale page.

View our Limited One-Year Hardware Warranty.

Frequently Asked Questions

All three Essential camera models capture video in 1080p resolution. The Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera comes with an integrated extra-large (XL) battery, which provides additional battery life before recharging. Both the Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera and the Essential Spotlight Camera include an integrated spotlight and color night vision, while the Arlo Essential Camera (VMC2020) does not include a spotlight and has standard night vision.

Yes. They are fully wire-free and powered with an integrated battery. You can charge it with the included charging cable or connect it with Arlo Essential Solar Panel (VMA3600) to keep your Essential wire-free camera charged. For more information, visit How do I charge my Arlo Essential wire-free camera?.

Depending on usage and environment, the Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera battery will last approximately 2X longer than the Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera battery.

No. The battery is fully integrated and cannot be removed. You can recharge the Essential wire-free camera with the included indoor charging cable. For more information, visit How do I charge my Arlo Essential wire-free camera?.

The Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera (VMC2030) and Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera (VMC2032) have color night vision. The Arlo Essential Camera (VMC2020) has black and white night vision.

* Discount applied in cart. Cannot be combined with other promotions. Excludes Essential 2nd Gen cameras, Video Doorbell 2K/HD, Go 2, and security bundles. While supplies last, additional exclusions may apply.

** Battery life varies by model.

1HomeKit compatibility for Arlo Essential Camera requires connection to a compatible smarthub or base station. Visit here for Smart Hub/Base station compatibility.

2This Arlo Secure service may require a paid subscription after the trial period, and some Arlo Secure services may be unavailable in certain regions. For current information on features that need a paid subscription, visit

3Emergency Response feature available for U.S. subscribers only.

4To ensure optimal safety and performance, only use Arlo approved batteries, battery packs, and chargers. Unapproved batteries, battery packs or chargers present a serious risk of battery fire, explosion, battery leakage, and other product hazards. Safe Handling & Usage Guidelines

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